MMS 2013 in Las Vegas Will Host Nate Lasnoski and Annur Sumar

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Infrastructure Practice Lead, Nate Lasnoski, and Solutions Architect and Chicago Region Team Leader, Annur Sumar, are both scheduled to speak during the 2013 Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas the week of April 8–12. Both engineers are Microsoft MVPs, a designation that recognizes IT experts who contribute practical expertise to their communities.

The Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) is an annual forum that brings IT professionals together for advanced training, best-practice sharing, and expert guidance in desktop, device, datacenter, and cloud technologies. The week-long event includes hands-on labs, birds-of-a-feather sessions, networking opportunities, and MMS sessions, such as the presentations lead by Nate and Annur.

This year’s event in Las Vegas focuses on the management of on-premise and cloud-based platform technologies, with sessions on configuring Service Manager for performance and scale from Nate, and leveraging System Center 2012 for continual availability in the private cloud, from Annur.

Configuring Service Manager for Performance and Scale

Nate’s MMS 2013 session will focus on Microsoft’s continuous word processing configuration management tool and making sure that the Service Manager implementation is successful across all businesses. Nate and co-presenter Travis Wright, who will address skill ability in Service Manager, will be discussing the techniques and practices they use to make sure that the systems they implement are stable and well maintained for businesses of all sizes.

Cloud Clustering: Leveraging System Center 2012 for Continual Availability in the Private Cloud

Annur’s MMS 2013 session centers around building a highly-available data center solution in the private cloud through System Center 2012 leveraging techniques. Virtual machine manager, operations manager, and other key System Center components can be used to create a more efficient and ubiquitous network, making it possible to deliver system data centers for infrastructure as a service. Annur’s presentation will focus on some of the components necessary to give data centers continual availability, including high availability clustering, network low balancing, service redirection, backup and restore.

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About Annur Sumar: As a Solutions Architect and Chicago Region Team Leader for Concurrency, Annur works with businesses in complex IT environments to lower their total cost of ownership and raise ROI.

As a Microsoft MVP, Annur works with product teams and case study managers to provide feedback toward transforming Microsoft technologies into business solutions. Annur feels that MMS is an opportunity for IT professionals to bring their business and IT management challenges to the table, in order to implement change through new business solutions.

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About Nate Lasnoski: As Concurrency’s Infrastructure Practice Lead, Nate’s 12 years of IT consulting experience bring a foundation of best practice platforms and techniques to practical and strategic infrastructure design. As a Microsoft MVP, Nate brings his practical expertise to the business community to help members become experts in the business solutions they rely on. Nate has been a speaker in past MMS sessions and will be presenting this year alongside Microsoft leaders, program managers, product managers, and other MVPs.

Read Nate's blog posts. Follow Nate on Twitter @NLasnoski.

The 2013 Microsoft Management Summit will be held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, from April 8 through the 12. Interested attendees can still register for MMS 2013 and watch last year’s 2012 MMS sessions on demand.

Read previously published news release: Concurrency Consultants to Present at Microsoft Management Summit 2013.

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